Mourning Doves: Thorn Baby and Proud Mother

paintingsheep

San Diego, United States

Artist's Description

The mother Mourning Dove appears to be proud of her little one. She now stands in the thorns..having given the nest to the baby. I could only see one..looking healthy and alert.
Note: Two days later I the second one became visible…photo is also in this portfolio.

Dedicated to mothers everywhere..

Imperial Beach, California

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Genus: Zenaida
Species: Z. macroura

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